Cancers associated with overweight and obesity make up 40% of diagnosed cancers.

According to a recent article in Vital Signs, an online newsletter by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, overweight and obesity are associated with at least 13  different types of cancer. These cancers make up 40% of all cancers diagnosed, and about 2 in 3 occur in adults 50-74 years old. Read more on this important topic on their website, here.